Interview with Hero Nation-Ypsilanti Creator Jermaine Dickerson

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We recently caught up with Jermaine Dickerson, illustrator, designer and former co-host of the BLKBOARD podcast, to talk about what he’s been up to since the success of his inaugural Hero Nation-Ypsilanti event last fall.  Read More

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Interview with K. Ceres Wright, This Month’s #BlackSciFiBookClub Author

k. ceres wrightAuthor K. Ceres Wright joins us for the final Black Sci-Fi Book Club discussion of 2017 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 26 on Twitter! We recently caught up with her to talk about her writing journey, her reading habits and how to reach your dreams. (Click here to read the story we’ll be discussing and use the hashtag #blackscifibookclub to add your thoughts!) Read More

Interview with Author Maurice Broaddus

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During the next Black Sci-Fi Book Club from 6:30-8:30 p.m. EST on Oct. 31 on Twitter, we’re discussing Maurice Broaddus’ “At the Village Vanguard (Ruminations on Blacktopia),” which was posted on the website of Mothership Zeta digtial magazine earlier this year. We talked to him about his background, his writing and what he would do if he wasn’t a writer.  (Click here to read the story and use the hashtag #blackscifibookclub on Twitter to give your thoughts!) Read More

Queen City Black Comix Day Alum Wins Fellowship

Zakiyya-S.-AsheQCBCD alum Zakiyya Ashe won the national competition for the 2017-2018 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship prize of $30,000! Starting this month, her year-long project, “Hidden Minorities: Connection through Animation and Graphic Novels,” will take her through Australia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, and France. We recently talked to the Berea College grad about her project and what she hopes to accomplish.  Read More